Union Minister launches the Leaders in Climate Change Management Program to help urban professionals champion climate action in India

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What is the News?

The Union Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs has launched the Leaders in Climate Change Management Program(LCCP).

What are Leaders in the Climate Change Management Program(LCCP)?

Leaders in Climate Change Management(LCCM) is a capacity-building program that seeks to build a pool of leaders to champion and lead climate action – across sectors and geographies. 

Designed by: The program has been designed and implemented through core partners being: the National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA), World Resources Institute(WRI) – India, United Nation Environment Programme(UNEP) and Indian School of Business (ISB).

Target: The program aims to train 5,000 professionals including mid to junior-level government officials and frontline workers. The program will prepare them to champion climate change adaptation and mitigation solutions towards a coordinated effort to achieve India’s climate commitments.

Phases: The program has four phases:

1) It is an online learning module that can be completed over eight weeks; 2) It includes face-to-face sessions spanning four to six days; 3) It mandates participants to complete a project over six to eight months and attend exposure visits and 4) It includes networking and establishing a community of practice.

Source: The post is based on the articleUnion Minister launches the Leaders in Climate Change Management Program to help urban professionals champion climate action in India” published in PIB on 6th June 2022.

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